If you live in an urban or suburban homestead, consider giving some of these quiet breeds a try (or maybe your neighbors will want you to!).
Mel Combs from the Idaho-based Combstead tells us all about the therapeutic benefits of being surrounded by poultry and working with family.
The Black Australorp chicken breed has a storied past, and its present popularity for numerous features promises a bright future.
Farm founder Stephanie Webb reveals all about how egg color genetics work, as well as why she loves getting rainbow eggs, at her Dallas-based venture.